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A while back I came across an ancient proverb from the Middle East:

harvester-antGo to the ant you sluggard; consider her ways and be wise; who, having no guide, overseer or ruler, provides her bread in the summer and gathers

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 I recently finished G.K. Chesterton’s biography of Saint Francis of Assisi. Chesterton (1874-1936) did an amazing job at trying to setup the historical/cultural context in which Saint Francis lived. I was slightly annoyed with this approach at first but later …

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This little book (100 pages) tells a big story in a very readable and entertaining style. In The Epic, Eldredge reframes the story of God’s love for mankind by using contemporary analogies and non-religious vocabulary. This is the most …

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In this short book (104 pages) Dutch Catholic priest Henri Nouwen (1932-1996) describes some of the key lessons he learned after stepping down from a twenty year career as a professor of Divinity at Harvard, Yale and Notre Dame to …

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